Fresno State's Strategic Priorities: Priority Three


Align our physical and technological infrastructure to support a sustainable and welcoming campus environment.


We measure progress and success through the completion of projects and initiatives as prioritized by an updated physical master plan that supports the strategic plan and student success initiatives.


Campus Deferred Maintenance and Improvements

Since Fall 2013, Fresno State has invested a total of $119,178,828 in capital related projects, both new construction and capital renewal and renovation. Some notable projects include our updated electrical infrastructure, the Physical Therapy and Intercollegiate Athletic Building (PTIA), the Jordan Agricultural Research Center (JARC), lecture room and laboratory modernizations, HVAC updates, and repairs to underground utility infrastructure (i.e. hot water, natural gas, storm and sewer lines), the Student Health Center, and the North and South Gym Modernization.

In 2018-19 we are investing a total of $25,165,000 in major infrastructure projects, many of which are currently underway including the Ruiz Executive Classroom Building, a new equestrian locker room, Central Plant cooling tower replacement, landscape improvements and Bulldog Stadium ADA upgrades.

Our future facility project needs total approximately $225,083,000 million in replacing our central plant system, a new student union and modernizing Bulldog Stadium.

Projects Completed Prior to 2018-19
Project Total Project Cost
Overall Total $119,178,828
New Buildings (JARC and PTIA) $35,800,000
New Electrical Infrastructure $30,000,000
North Gym/South Gym Modernization $10,000,000
Classroom Modernization - Phase I $4,500,000
Utility Infrastructure Projects (repairs of underground hot water, chilled water, natural gas and sewer lines) $4,179,000
HVAC Projects (Social Sciences, Conley Art) $2,459,487
Fire Alarm Upgrade - Phase I $2,381,000
Track Replacement $2,800,000
University Agricultural Laboratory $2,500,000
Building Modernization (NG 118 and Engineering West Annex) $2,482,365
Roofing Replacement (University Center, North Gym and North Gym Annex, Social Science, Conley Art, Lab School) $2,000,000
Sewer Pipe Replacement - Phase III $1,865,000
Wayfinding $1,800,000
Parking, Transportation and Street Improvements (Lots P8, P4, Joyal, Jackson Ave.) $1,649,021
Title IX (Duncan Building, Soccer/Lacrosse) $1,530,406
Classroom/Lab Modernization (EW 130, 132, 134, Conley Art 101) $1,500,000
Science Lab Modernization Project (Sci. and McL.) $1,400,000
Miscellaneous Deferred Maintenance (Bulldog Stadium Fencing Phase I, Well #5) $1,309,975
Elevator Upgrades (Kremen, Peters, HML S. Wing, NG) $1,257,000
Underground Communications Infrastructure $1,166,000
Lighting Upgrades/Energy Retrofit (2014-15) $917,949
Site Improvements (Quad and Landscape) $809,900
Bulldog Stadium East Side Concrete Repairs - Phase I $740,000
Play Field Upgrade (August 2016) $675,000
Barton Avenue Street Improvements $527,000
Save Mart Center WiFi Project $525,000
Modular City $519,374
SHC Landscape/Parking ADA Improvements $440,860
CATI Office Building Modifications $255,000
SFM Code Corrections (Campus-wide) $230,000
HVAC Upgrades $164,000
ADA Improvements - Conley Art $172,491
Update Theatre Rigging - OSHA $150,000
New Police Evidence Storage Room $125,000
Madden Library - Replace Lighting Control Panel $100,000
Bulldog Stadium ADA Seating Modifications $70,000
Ag Science Lab Modernization $60,000
New Cart Charging Station - Library South Lot $46,000
Student Health Center Lighting Upgrade $40,000
Replace Wheelchair Life - Softball $32,000
Projects for 2018-19
Project Total Project Cost
Overall Total $25,165,000
System-wide Deferred Maintenance $5,500,000
Bulldog Stadium (Electrical Infrastructure, field lighting, ADA Parking improvements, field turf replacement, elevator modernization) $5,350,000
Ruiz Executive Classroom Building $3,500,000
Modernization of Science Laboratories - Phase III $3,000,000
New Equestrian Locker Room $1,821,000
Central Plant Cooling Tower Replacement $1,500,000
Barstow Avenue Roadway Improvements $1,250,000
North Gym Annex Locker Room Modifications $979,500
Environmental Health Lab Remodel $730,000
Landscape Improvements (Campus-wide) $700,000
Roadway Improvements - Campus Drive and Barstow $500,000
Public Safety Locker/Restroom Remodel $150,000
Roof Replacement - Stadium Press Box $100,000
ADA Sidewalk Repairs (Campus-wide) $50,000
Bulldog Stadium ADA Study $35,000
Future Projects
Project Estimated Project Cost
Overall Total $225,083,000
Central Plant Replacement $125,000,000
New Student Union $60,000,000
Bulldog Stadium Modernization $40,000,000
Performing Arts Facility - Feasibility Study $83,000

Priority Three Themes

  1. Modernize and upgrade existing facilities and infrastructure.
  2. Plan for new facilities and spaces to support enrollment growth.
  3. Embrace technology to support innovation, teaching and learning.
  4. Implement innovative parking and transportation strategies.
  5. Build and operate a healthier, more sustainable campus environment.

Priority Three Highlights

$5.1 Million in Classroom Upgrades

7 classrooms were upgraded at a cost of $4.5 million

New Science Laboratories

Two new science laboratories opened in Fall 2017 using a mix of state, campus and private funding

DiscoverE Highlights

DISCOVERe Highlights

Laboratories and Health Center Modernized

6 Laboratories and the Health Center have been modernized

Google G Suite

Zimbra replaced by Google

Bulldog Express

Bulldog Express ridership reached 145,818 in 2017-18

V-Line Visalia to Fresno

Launched the V-Line (free ridership from Visalia to Fresno State)

Ridership grew to 13,181 in 2017-18

Fresno State Police Department

Grew Fresno State police from 20 to 27 since FY14/15

Campus Safety Improvements

Campus Safety Improvements

Twice a year, a team from University Police Department, Facilities and ASI walk the campus after dark to identify safety hazards or opportunities to improve campus safety.
A number of improvements have been made as a result of this effort:

Converted all exterior lighting to LED; Upgraded lighting including additional LED lights, new fixtures in walkways and parking areas, addition of floodlights and wall pack lights in numerous areas; Trimming of bushes and trees.

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